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Chanel Les Contrastes de Chanel Collection for Fall 2010

Chanel Fall 2010 Collection

Chanel Les Contrastes de Chanel Collection for Fall 2010

Coco Chanel’s iconic style was a study in contrasts. She boldly mixed black and white, masculine and feminine, classic and modern. Paying tribute to her unique vision, Peter Philips, Global Creative Director of CHANEL Makeup, has created a makeup collection for Fall 2010 that brings bold emphasis to the eyes, and keeps lips soft and delicate.

  • Edited (6/21):  Now with high res images! 🙂

Les 4 Ombres / Quadra Eye Shadow ($56.00)

  • Enigma Shimmering peach, chocolate grey, violet grey, deep plum

Joues Contraste / Powder Blush ($42.00)

  • Pink Explosion Shimmer pink (Limited Edition)
  • Rose Temptation Shimmer rosewood (Limited Edition)
  • Plum Attraction Shimmer plum (Limited Edition)

Le Vernis / Nail Colour ($23.00)

  • Paradoxal Grey violet

Ombre Essentielle / Soft Touch Eyeshadow ($28.50)

  • Taupe Grise Chocolate grey
  • Vert Khaki Khaki

Le Crayon Khol / Intense Eye Pencil ($27.00)

  • Clair Beige

Stylo Yeux Waterproof / Long-lasting Eyeliner ($28.00)

  • Cassis Plum

Rouge Coco / Hydrating Creme Lip Colour ($30.00)

  • Chintz Peach rose
  • Rose Dentelle Rose pink
  • Chalys Luminous coral

Levres Scintillantes / Glossimer ($27.00)

  • Petite Peche Pale peach
  • Coral Love Coral shimmer
  • Rose Dilemma Soft pink
  • Pink Teaser Vivid pink

Availability: July 2010

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Chanel Fall 2010 Collection
Glossimers: Petite Peche, Rose Dilemma, Coral Love, Pink Teaser

Chanel Fall 2010 Collection

Chanel Fall 2010 Collection

Chanel Fall 2010 Collection
Chanel Orchid Rose Powder Blush

Chanel Fall 2010 Collection
Chanel Pink Explosion Powder Blush

Chanel Fall 2010 Collection
Chanel Plum Attraction Powder Blush

Chanel Fall 2010 Collection
Chanel Rose Temptation Powder Blush

Chanel Fall 2010 Collection
Chanel Chintz Rouge Coco

Chanel Fall 2010 Collection
Chanel Rose Dentelle Rouge Coco

Chanel Fall 2010 Collection
Chanel Taupe Grise Eyeshadow

Chanel Fall 2010 Collection
Chanel Verte Khaki Eyeshadow

Chanel Fall 2010 Collection


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Kristen Avatar

Jade Rose is a really pretty pink. Do you happen to know how many coats it tends to take for it to show up true to the color in the bottle? Thanks Christine!

LNU Avatar

The blush looks nice and the quad is pretty…but the colors seem similar to ones I already own from different brands. Boo! Maybe I’ll get it though just cause its so cute.

Alexis Avatar

ooh new glossimers and rouge coco colors. I tried the waterproof liner when I had my makeup done by the Chanel counter at Nordstrom’s beauty event. I love it – need to go back and get the brown pencil used on me. I love how it has a hidden sharpener at the end of the pencil. Cassis looks pretty and so do those single eyeshadows. Is the instant pencil something used on the waterline to “wake up” your eyes?

Eileen Avatar

A number of the fashion houses are showing shades of moss green and amethyst in their fall collections so Chanel’s color collection will be the perfect compliment for the looks that will be eventually hitting the stores. It’s really a logical extension of Chanel’s summer look: eliminate the corals and peaches, expand the pinks, and add a soft smokey eye. I can hardly wait to see swatches of the Enigma quad and the Cassis stylo yeux. As for the Joues Contraste, do I really need another one? You bet, I do! 🙂 The colors look so beautiful.

Anitacska Avatar

I’ll check out the Glossimers for sure and maybe the lipsticks, but the quad looks almost exactly like Mystic Eyes to me, so probably won’t get it. The new Dior collection’s just out in the UK and those eyeshadow quints and singles are way prettier, rather spend my money on those. 🙂

Michelle M Avatar

Did anyone else notice that, in the first pic of the polishes, the purple one is labled ‘Paradoxal’, but in the second it’s ‘Paradoxe’? I wonder what’s up with that? In other news, that quad is amazing!

Kathryn Avatar

I love the glossimers! They look pretty bright for Fall, but thats okay because I wear bright colours no matter what time of year. The eyeshadow quad is very pretty too!

AnGeLwInGz Avatar

meh…. there’s no such thing as a bad Glossimer but other than that I’ll pass. Jade Rose is a re-release, I like Paradoxe, the singles look like re-releases from the summer ’08 collection, and I fear the quad may have the same effect as the holiday Noirs disaster palette. It’s hard to tell what the lipsticks and blushes are like. Those are 2 Chanel products that are usually reliable.

Sarah Avatar

Wow, this collection has my name written all over it! *Sigh* guess it’s a good thing that I haven’t fallen for many summer collections 🙂

knownever Avatar

I wish you had posted more images from this campaign because it’s really beautiful and graphic visually. the products, I mean who can tell from these pictures, but I love the classy vibe the photos portray. much better than those tacky temporary tattoos of the spring season. THIS is what people want from chanel!

Carla Avatar

Wow. I can’t wait for this collection to come out. I’m definitely buying the nail polishes because I am die hard fan of Chanel nail polishes (I have over 20), the quad and blushes are beautiful. I’m buying them all.

Andreea Avatar

The quad will be mine. I have two of them already and I use them and yes, they are great! Still lemming a Giorgio Armani Quad but Chanel is always a good to go.

fiona azzopardi Avatar

thanks for these beautiful pictures of the forth-coming Chanel Fall look. i will be saving my Euros for this collection, i may end up buying everything xxxx 🙂

Suzanna Avatar

I will be buying that quad, despite a vague dissatisfaction with Chanel quads in general. Even with UDPP, they tend to melt away over the course of wearing.

Virginia Avatar

I love the shadow quad and the lipsticks and glossimers sounds great. I am SOO done with Chanel polishes though. They were so thick and terrible last time!

Hendrix Avatar

This isn’t specifically a Chanel gripe, but I really wish the high-end brands would stop putting those flimsy, cheap mini sponge applicator tips in their palettes. They’re generally awful for actual application, and I would think that someone who pays $50+ for an eyeshadow palette is probably using nice makeup brushes to begin with.

Brenda Avatar

I like the beige eye pencil and the single shadows, but I feel like while it is a nice collection, I have many similar colours. I don’t find it very inspiring 🙁

victoria Avatar

i know most are not unusual colors but unfortunately they are still colors i would wear and so i will definitely check this collection out. love the dark nailpolish, thanks for the post.

Proenza Avatar

Going to grab the ENIGMA quad, the ROSE TEMPTATION blush and a few bottles of PARADOXAL. Vendetta was such a pretty color, pleased to see that Paradoxal is a dark grey with purple tones. Great to see that Chanel nail polish is starting to have mixed colors in one tiny bottle.

Hopefully will be released in a few weeks.

jollie Avatar

paradox looks similar to a nailpolish color that nars debuted with one of their latest collection this year (don’t recall the name). Do you know if they are dupe?

Andreea Avatar

Sign me in for the quad and the Cocos lipsticks *tries not to look at the glossimers* – I hope I still get some percent off at my local dealer where I leave my paycheck every month!
Sigh – I consider to have a second birthday in autunm right now?!

Alexis Avatar

YAY new glossimers/rouge coco colors. I will be saving up for this for sure. I am also going to pick up one of the eye shadow singles and maybe that cassis eyeliner. That sounds really pretty!

Colette Avatar

I love the look of this collection! But, I’m confused. Are there four new JCs or three? Why is Orchid Rose shown in the pic but not included in the product list? Also, is Jade Rose being re-released or not? Thanks!

Marloes Avatar

Hi Christine, do you know if the single chocolate grey eyeshadow (Taupe Grise)is the same as the chocolate grey in the Enigma quad? Thanks!!!

Katjuschka Avatar

Hey Christine,
I have a question:
I love the nailpolish in the press picture, it looks so smokey violet without any shimmer, but the chanel polish in real is full of shimmer, do you know any polish wich is similiar these on the first picture? I’m searching all the time for such a color!
Thanks very much!

Adriana Avatar

I’m so interesnted about the glossimers, i was looing for Venus (other glossimer) but it was LE, so i’m looking for a dupe… so i was thinking if PINKK TEASER can be the dupe i’m looking for.

What do u think Christine?

Wi Avatar

Nordstorm chanel’s salesgirl just called me today that this collection is now available. I have booked pink explosion already. I can’t wait to try glossimers. I’m sure i will grab some!

Torrie Avatar

I’m in LOVE with Paradoxal!!! I called my Chanel store and the SA said she only had a handful and wasn’t getting anymore. Only took me 2 seconds to say “HOLD A BOTTLE FOR ME!!!!” I splurge very rarely for myself…but when Chanel says new polish and it’s that pretty..I must have it. Since I can’t have a Chanel bag at the moment…might as well have a couple of polishes and a blush right? LOL

Ember Avatar

I have no idea when we are going to get this at my counter in Canada. They don’t even know.

Has anyone been able to compare Vendetta and Paradoxal?

Shirley Avatar

Hey Christine, I noticed that *no one* had the launch date for the Chanel Fall 2010 collection posted… I was just at the Chanel counter at Nordstrom and they already had the display out and the SA said it would for sale on July 13th (but they’re already doing pre-sales!). Hope this is useful!

Jennifer Avatar

Hi Christine, do you happen to know what lipstick/lip gloss combo the model is wearing in the ad? When I went to buy my products, the Nordstrom SA didn’t have the book with her. I’m thinking maybe Petite Peche with Rose Dentelle or Chintz with Rose Dilemma? It’s killing me hahah!

Marcia Avatar

I picked up the quad and rose temptation blush. Loving them both! If you like the eyeliner but don’t want to spend the $$$, you can use the purple color in the palette as liner since the eye shadows can be used wet or dry. I tried it and you have to work with it a little bit, but it does last all day! Trying all of the shadows wet, soon on the entire lid…can’t wait to see what the finish is like.

vnssa906 Avatar

i love the PARADOXICAL color! my coworker just came to my desk screaming, “have you seen chanel’s PARADOXICAL?!” …. ugh but $23 is too much for my pockets …. i’m wondering, have you come across a dupe of it? thanks Christine 🙂

JamieJamez Avatar

I need these lipsticks! Like NOW! Christine I can’t wait till you so some swatches. I really think Chintz is going to be gorgeous.

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